Tag Archives: Media Analysis

Media Analysis – Secret of AA: After 75 Years, We Don’t Know How It Works

By Michael Wallen This feature story by Brendan I. Koerner on the diamond anniversary of the Alcoholics Anonymous program starts off with a five-graf anecdotal lede. It’s got a doozy of a first sentence: “The church will be closed tomorrow, … Continue reading

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Living in Limbo: The Asylum Problem

By Virginia Rice Monday, Jul. 05, 2010 Living in Limbo: The Asylum Problem By Krista Mahr / Tanjung Pinang Beyond just a feature story, this in depth look at the asylum problem internationally is well rounded with multiple stories, statistics, … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: “Shock and Ow!”

By Jason Bernert “Shock and Ow!” is a story by Michael Joseph Gross on Taser International on its history as a company and struggles with lawsuits. The feature is a mix between a human-interest story and a backgrounder. The story … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: “Old Movie Houses Find Audience in the Plains”

By Jason Bernert This article written by Patricia Leigh Brown of The New York Times describes people of the mid-west finding comfort in old movie theaters. The story gives a different view on the movie industry and that, even though … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: United States and Israel Divided Again

By Michael Wallen Mark Landler’s news story on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming visit to the White House opens with a soft lede. “It was only one paragraph buried deep in the most plain-vanilla kind of diplomatic document…” After … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: Bugs

by Evan Sernoffsky One of the best ways to follow what is going on in the world is to subscribe to an RSS feed on all of your favorite news websites. I follow quiet of few. The stories that I … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: “2 men arrested in Hemet police attacks; 2 suspects remain at large, authorities say,” Los Angeles Times by Phil Willon

By Matt DeBow The lead of Phil Willon’s Los Angeles Times article about two men getting arrested is a standard news article written in the inverted pyramid style. The article uses a delayed identification lead and let’s the reader know … Continue reading

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Media analysis: “Military-led Guinea holds first free election since 1958”

By Maiko Ando For my second media analysis, I read “Military-led Guinea holds first free election since 1958” written by the CNN Wire Staff, published on CNN.com, on June 27th 2010. The first free election news must become a historically … Continue reading

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Media Analysis: Green dry cleaner handles clothes of any color

By Michael Wallen As I was reading through the Oregonian online, I found an interesting story on Green dry cleaning. Oregon has a reputation as an environmentally conscious state, but there are still all sorts of businesses that damage the … Continue reading

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Woman Gives A Kidney, Not Knowing Who Will Recieve It

By Virginia Rice Don Colburn’s article, Woman Gives A Kidney, Not Knowing Who Will Receive It, was published in the Oregonian on June 16th . It is the captivating story of an anonymous live donor who willingly gives her kidney to … Continue reading

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